NEW DELHI: Italy-based Telit Communications has is expanding its presence in India with a substantial Research and Development (R&D) center in India’s Bangalore.
With the recent acquisition of Silicon Valley-based GainSpan Corporation, a wireless connectivity solution provider specializing in design and development of ultra-low power Wi-Fi technology, Telit gained about 60 software development, application and support engineers in one of India’s top high-tech regions.
“The new Telit R&D center will continue working on Wi-Fi technologies for battery-powered devices along with related intellectual property (IP) in embedded software, including network stacks and application reference designs,” the company said in a statement.
“Efforts from the Bangalore team have resulted in state-of-the-art developments in Wi-Fi and advanced security protocols, reflected in key patents that have influenced Wi-Fi industry standards. Wi-Fi is a desirable technology for IoT applications and the arrival of ultra-low-power options opens the door to a vast market of battery-powered application areas that have been protracted to date,” a statement said.